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dandruff


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dandruff  \Dandruff\,  n.  [Prob.  from  W.  toncrust  peel,  skin  + 
  AS  dr?f  dirty,  draffy,  or  W.  drwg  bad:  cf  AS  tan  a  letter, 
  an  eruption.  [root]240.] 
  A  scurf  which  forms  on  the  head,  and  comes  off  in  small  or 
  particles.  [Written  also  {dandriff}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dandruff 
  n  :  loose  scales  shed  from  the  scalp 




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